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MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 04/09/2014
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(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) UN Special Envoy to Syria Martin Griffith discussed on Wednesday with Syrian Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs Ali Haidar the latest developments of the Syrian crisis.

The two sides affirmed the need for setting up a clear international policy for combating terrorism, the state news agency (SANA) said.

The Syrian minister called on the UN envoy to help build trust and work with the State Ministry to support reconciliation.

Haidar said that Europeans must be aware of Syria's cultural and historical backgrounds, noting that what is currently needed is to create an objective atmosphere conducive to dialogue and involve the broad spectrum of the Syrian society in the reconciliation process.

For his part, Griffith stressed the need for preparing a work plan for the reconciliation process.

After the meeting, Haidar said that his country places combating terrorism as a top priority, and mechanism must be established for a joint project to confront terrorism.

On the ground seven Syrians, including a child, were killed as result of shelling by regime forces in Doma city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.

In Deir Ezzur governorate, the regime warplanes raided the municipal building controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and used as a detention camp.

The air attack killed five ISIL militants, wounded several others and led to the breakout of dozens of detainees, according to SOHR.

 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




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